GUTHRIE married LICHTON JOHNSTONE, CATHERINE [SSNE 6264]
- GUTHRIE married LICHTON JOHNSTONE
- First name
- CATHERINE, CATHARINA, KATARINA
- BORGA, FINLAND
Catherine, or Katarina, Guthrie was the daughter of Robert Guthrie [SSNE 4679] and Catharina Bertilsonsdotter (or Katarina Lydiksdotter), widow of Torsten Svensson Stålhandske. She was born in Borgå, Finland, and later became the owner of Tervik near Borgå. She first married, in 1628, the Scottish officer John Robertson Lichton [SSNE 4360] who died in 1636. She subsequently married, sometime after 1642, lieutenant colonel Edward Johnstone [SSNE 2734], who died in October 1649. She herself died around 1650. Her half-brother, Torsten, became famous as General Stålhandske. Her son, Robert Lichton [SSNE 2939], later became ennobled in Sweden.
Correspondence can be found in: Riksarkivets ämnessamlingar. Personhistoria
See also: Uppsala Univ. lib, Stiernman MSS.
Svenska Adelns Ättartavlor, vol. 4, p.629; H. Marryat, One Year in Sweden, including a visit to the isle of Gotland (London, 1862), p.463; O. Donner, A brief sketch of the Scottish families in Finland and Sweden (Helsingfors, 1884), pp.28 and 32;J. Ramsay, Frälsesläkter i Finland intill stora ofreden, (Helsingfors, 1909), p.209; Steve Murdoch, Network North: Scottish Kin, Commercial and Covert Associations in Northern Europe, 1603-1746 (Brill, Leiden, 2006), p.19.
- SWEDEN, BORGA, FINLAND
- Arrived 1615-01-01
- Departed 1650-12-31
- Purpose MISC